When you hear about identity theft, you may assume that it is an unlikely event that only happens to individuals who are careless with their personal information. However, this is not always the case; according to the Federal Trade Commission, about... Read more
Like your cholesterol, blood pressure or even your IQ, your credit score is one of those numbers that seems arbitrary and incomprehensible, but it can have a tremendous effect on your financial fitness. The good news is that you have the right to kno... Read more
Am working to perfect REAL pushups. My challenge is to bring my body closer to the floor. I can already get it to the place where an inclined plane on a step or chair would place me, so I just need to practice to get down farther and still be able... Read more
Here's a scenario I've been seeing played out on the boards a lot:
Poster A: Here's a link that I thought was cool
Poster B: That information is approximate/not applicable/wrong/works for you/etc
Ten posts later...
Poster B: You're a... Read more
the other day, I ate a salad at the Black Bear Diner & when I looked up the info on it, it said that *without* dressing, it came to a whopping 950+ cals.
I don't see how they could come up with that as the salad consisted of 4oz of grilled tri t... Read more
I have noticed that several of the members add the nutrition information from the foods they cannot find. They use Serving size of 1 serving. I have seen also some using serving size of 2 or whole can or some other term. That makes it impossible for... Read more
When I joined sparkpeople, a few years ago, I was asked about my weight and lifestyle (sedentary,active etc). I would like to change those information now, because things have changed and I think I should be eating less calories than what my nutritio... Read more
Over a year ago, we shared about the Food and Drug Administration's desire for manufactures to post front-of-label nutrition information in an effort to support the fight against obesity in our country. Now, the Grocery Manufacturers Association... Read more
Would you think twice about your choice if fast food restaurants put calorie counts on their menus? The parent company of KFC, Taco Bell, Pizza Hut, Long John Silver’s and A&W All-American Food (Yum Brands, Inc.) said recently that it will voluntari... Read more
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